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... He had really no impact on the world then because nobody knew he had discovered a new continent (“Christopher Columbus Biography” par 4). People have tried to search for the shipwrecks of Capitana and San Juan but have had no luck (Columbus’s lost ships, “The Capitana and San Juan 1503-1504”). Christopher did make a sacrifice of leaving 40 men behind to start a colony, but all those ended up being killed by Indians (“Christopher Columbus Second Voyage”) par 3). The discovery led to an age of exploration and conquering. It always showed that the world was a lot bigger than everyone thought (Levinson 99-100). After a decade passed after the death of Christopher Columbus the whole coast from Honduras to Prenambuco had been mapped (“Christopher Columbus and The Spanish Empire” par 15). So Columbus really made a important discovery but never lived to know it.
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